Metropolitan State University biology professor and Inter Faculty Organization leader John Schneider emails colleagues about an inquiry ordered into university payroll problems that have kept many employees from receiving pay, promotions and other compensation increases this summer:
“The audit will certainly find flaws.”
Faculty and staff have been asked to review their pay stubs for the past few months, and Metro State administrators are trying to include the July 1 pay raises into Oct. 4 paychecks.
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.